Employment Opportunities

LOS ANGELES

Associate Attorney
Haight Brown & Bonesteel’s Los Angeles office is looking for an associate with 3-8 years of experience analyzing coverage on personal lines (auto, homeowners, excess/umbrella) and commercial lines (CGL, commercial property, business auto, professional liability and business) insurance policies. In addition to insurance coverage law and practice experience, candidates must have demonstrable analytical, research and writing skills with particular emphasis on writing insurance coverage opinions, reservations and disclaimers. Experience handling all phases of insurance litigation including investigation, law and motion, discovery, taking and defending depositions and attending motion hearings, court conferences, mediations and client meetings is required. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to .

Associate Attorney
The Los Angeles office of Haight Brown & Bonesteel is seeking an associate attorney with a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in Transportation Law/Personal Injury and Product Liability litigation. Must have significant experience taking and defending depositions and performing all aspects of discovery in personal injury matters. Experience in attending mediations and strong writing, research and analytical skills are a must. Please submit to , a cover letter, resume, and writing samples. Writing samples are requested to include a mediation brief handled by the candidate, a filed law and motion brief written by the candidate and a deposition transcript where the candidate took the lead.

IRVINE

Associate Attorney
Haight Brown & Bonesteel’s Irvine office seeks a 2-3 year associate attorney with civil litigation defense experience handling matters involving general liability, product liability and employment & labor. The candidate must be familiar with all phases of file handling including discovery and investigation, law and motion proceedings and depositions. Strong research and writing skills are required as well as a demonstrable record in drafting pleadings, memos, and briefs. Excellent academic performance, strong writing, advocacy and analytical skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment required. Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to .

SAN FRANCISCO

Litigation Paralegal
Haight Brown & Bonesteel LLP has an opening a litigation paralegal in its San Francisco office. The Ideal candidate is a self-starter who is dedicated, efficient and an independent thinker, who excels when working in a team-oriented environment.

We will consider candidates with a certificate of completion from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association and/or at least 3 years experience as a Litigation Paralegal in the State of California with attorney references stating that the candidate is well qualified to perform paralegal tasks. A strong understanding and working knowledge of the California Code of Civil Procedure is required as well as the ability to perform legal research; conduct asset searches and basic investigation; draft and issue subpoenas; and draft, summarize and index discovery and documents. Candidates should also have experience scanning, coding, uploading, storing and printing of documents, as well as developing and implementing databases to manage, sort, index, analyze and summarize large volumes of data. Candidates must have experience with Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Summation; Concordance; and Trial Director.

Education and Experience
  • bachelors degree, associates degree or certification in paralegal studies from an accredited institution
  • paralegal certification from a paralegal program approved by the American Bar Association
  • 3+ years experience as a litigation paralegal
  • thorough knowledge of legal terminology, key discovery statutes, principles and procedures

Key Competencies
  • research skills 
  • analytical skills 
  • critical thinking skills 
  • efficiency & time management 
  • planning and organizing 
  • information monitoring 
  • strong communication skills 
  • stress tolerance in high pressure litigation 
  • attention to detail and accuracy

Other responsibilities and duties include
  • organize documents and coordinate document productions 
  • work with outside vendors concerning large copy and scanning projects 
  • conduct various document searches and factual research, including Outlook searches 
  • prepare materials for discovery and case presentation 
  • prepare materials for depositions 
  • prepare filings and exhibits for motions 
  • court filings and service on other parties 
  • act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies 
  • prepare for and attend trials

We invite you to learn more about our firm and apply by sending your resume and cover letter to .

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